padraig walsh

Pádraig Walsh (BA, MA) 

Course Lecturer

Pádraig is a Behaviour Specialist working with Actualise.  He has a wealth of experience working with families, organisations and schools using Positive Behaviour Supports and Functional Assessment to help people identify the factors that are contributing to challenging situations and identify the messages behind behaviour.

Pádraig’s work also focuses on supporting families and individuals to develop sustainable intervention to augment Neurofeedback Training.

Pádraig qualified with a Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis after completing his degree in Psychology (both at NUI Galway). He has worked as a Behaviour Specialist for organisations across Ireland as well as working for 2 years in Melbourne, Australia as a consultant to an early intervention clinic for children whose behaviour presents as a concern. Pádraig has presented extensively at conferences on the effectiveness of Positive Behaviour Support in Ireland, Australia, Singapore and the UK

Pádraig also lectures on the BA in Psychology at NUI Galway, the Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis at NUI Galway and on the Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at University of Limerick. He developed the modules, materials and continuous assessment requirements for these courses for the past 4 years. He has also been part of the clinical expert interview panel for potential ABA Masters students at NUI Galway since 2012.